NEW GREEK CONSUL GENERAL IN JERUSALEM VISITS PATRIARCHATE
On Tuesday the 31st of July/13th of August 2013, the new Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem, Mr Georgios Zacharoudiakis, visited the Patriarchate upon assuming office.
The Greek Consul General was received by His Beatitude Theophilos, Our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Brothers of the Holy Sepulcher.
In the context of this meeting, His Beatitude wished the Consul General strength in his new duties and informed him on principal matters of the Patriarchate, whilst requesting his cooperation and support in his capacity as a representative of Greece, successor to the Byzantine Empire and protector of the Holy Lands.
To such cooperation the Consul General pledged himself unreservedly.
From the Secretariat-General